t R E e

t R E e

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs, as well as a tree, does.
— George Bernard Shaw said that

Comments (23):

  1. Elaine Hancock

    Sep 19, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    That tree looks like it has been through a lot. A great image.

  2. Michael Rawluk

    Sep 19, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    A very nice image and the GBS is a perfect quote.

  3. lisl

    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:56 am

    I love it when you show trees, sherri

  4. Bill Phillips

    Sep 20, 2018 at 2:03 am

    If trees could speak they could share the wisdom of centuries

  5. grouser

    Sep 20, 2018 at 4:20 am

    an elegant simplicity

  6. Otto von Münchow

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:10 am

    A tree with character. It certainly has had to manage its affairs. 🙂

  7. Tom Wilson

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:54 am

    Your pic seems to confirm the doubtful nature of Shaw’s comment!

  8. ruthiebear

    Sep 20, 2018 at 8:30 am

    NOw those are some deep words to ponder. I like the timeless appeal of this tree image.

  9. Barbara Thomas

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:53 am

    Seek out a tree and let it teach you stillness. ~ Eckhart Tolle

  10. ....peter:)

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:30 am

    the tree has lost a few limbs over the years Sherri but it is still standing strong….peter:)

  11. Nicou

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Très élégant cet arbre doinant quelle compo splendide
    Belle soirée

  12. Ginnie

    Sep 21, 2018 at 1:05 am

    After seeing Judi Dench’s “My Passion for Trees,” I would have to totally believe Shaw! Have you seen it, Sherri? Totally worth it. I like the tree you have chosen for this quote.

  13. Ana Lúcia

    Sep 21, 2018 at 2:47 am

    I can feel the atmosphere of the shot.

  14. Elaine K

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:27 am

    yes, (snicker) as Ginnie would say ‘that tree is outstanding in it’s field’ …

    nice picture, dear

  15. tatar@y

    Sep 21, 2018 at 8:41 am

    rien de plus beau qu’un arbre qui inspire la force !…

  16. Anne

    Sep 21, 2018 at 11:13 am

    It looks as if it might have weathered a few storms.

  17. Willem

    Sep 21, 2018 at 11:36 am

    Beautiful calming photo.

  18. Harry

    Sep 21, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    everyone has to stand alone at some point

  19. Steven

    Sep 24, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    The tree has definitely stood the test of time. It has a stately presence by itself.

  20. Diane

    Oct 1, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    oh boy, this could be a great conversation starter over dinner. Show this image, pairing it with the quote and see where the conversation goes!


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